Karitane - Talking with families about healthy growth and development

By attending this 1 hour webinar you will learn to assess growth and development using specific growth charts in the early years and develop effective communication/ partnership skills when working with parents/carers. CPD hours: 1 hour.

The Obesity Collective - Understanding the science and reality of obesity for better patient care

Understanding the Science and Reality of Obesity for Better Patient Care is a new, free 1 hr module which includes the latest science, tips for best practice and personal experiences. CPD hours: 1.

SA Dental - Better Oral Health in Residential Care for Nurses

This course provides an understanding of evidence-based oral health care in aged care, including implementation of four key oral health processes: assessment, care planning, daily care and initiating a dental referral. CPD hour: 3 hours.

SAGED - Medical Cannabis Fundamentals: The Essential Guide to Patient Care for Nurses

This course is tailored to equip nursing professionals with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to navigate Australia's evolving medical cannabis landscape. You will gain the ability to describe cannabis medicines accurately and identify appropriate patient cohorts. Delve into the benefits, regulations, and practical aspects of medical cannabis, enhancing your ability to provide comprehensive care to patients. CPD hours: 5 hours.

ASHM - NSW Introduction to Syphilis for Midwives and Clinicians Providing Antenatal Care

This OLM is designed to provide midwives and clinicians providing antenatal care in NSW, with the tools to identify priority populations for antenatal syphilis testing, and distinguish the stages of syphilis infection based on a patient’s history/clinical presentation. This one-hour OLM will outline treatment guidelines, including more complex clinical scenarios, as well as the process of contract tracing after diagnosis. CPD hours: 1 hour.

Kineo - Manual Tasks in Aged Care

Kineo's Manual Tasks in Aged Care course has been designed to provide people working in residential and home aged care services with an understanding of why and how musculoskeletal injuries occur, as well as some practical tips on how to perform manual tasks as safely as possible. CPD hours: 30 minutes.

Kineo - Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation

This course has been developed to provide an understanding of how to insert a peripheral intravenous cannula (PIVC) into an adult patient and to prevent and control healthcare associated infections (HAIs) associated with this procedure. CPD hours: 1 hour & 30 minutes.

Kineo - Person-centred Care in Aged Care

This course has been developed to provide staff who provide care in residential and home care settings an understanding of why person-centred care is essential, the benefits to the carer and consumer, and the principles and practices of implementing person-centred care. CPD hours: 40 minutes.

Kineo - Understanding Dementia - Effective Communication

This course will teach the learner how to practise good, effective communication when caring for someone living with dementia, including verbal and non-verbal communication. It also will teach the learner to recognise when someone is communicating a need and how to fulfil these needs while maintaining dignity in care. CPD hours: 20 minutes.

Kineo - Understanding Dementia - Person Centred Care

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of what person-centred care means and the knowledge necessary to apply it when caring for people living with dementia. CPD hours: 20 minutes.

Kineo - Understanding Dementia - What is Dementia?

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of what dementia is, as well as prepare them to provide person-centred care for people living with dementia. CPD hours: 20 minutes.

Kineo - Reporting Abuse and Serious Incidents in Home and Community Aged Care Services

Consumers need to be treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Legislation changes have updated the reporting requirements for all workers in Australian home and community aged care environments. This course covers these requirements, meeting the new legislative need and helping provide person-centred care to all consumers. CPD hours: 1 hour & 5 minutes.

Kineo - Reporting Abuse and Serious Incidents in Residential Aged Care

In 2021, amendments to the Aged Care Act 1997 were passed, bringing into effect the Serious Incident Response Scheme (or SIRS). This course has been developed to provide an understanding of how to identify, report and respond to the abuse of older people who are in a care relationship. CPD hours: 50 minutes.

Kineo - Safe Medication Management Including IV Therapy

The course is designed for qualified nurses and midwives whose scope of practice includes the administration of medications and intravenous (IV) therapy. The safe administration of medication is a crucial skill and key professional development in healthcare. This course provides suitably qualified nurses and midwives with an understanding of best practice for safe medication management, medication administration and medication calculation. CPD hours: 1 hour.

Kineo - Safe Medication Management

The course is designed for qualified nurses and midwives whose scope of practice does not include the administration intravenous (IV) therapy medication. The safe administration of medication is a crucial skill and key professional development in healthcare. This course provides suitably qualified nurses and midwives with an understanding of best practice for safe medication management, medication administration and medication calculation. CPD hours: 50 minutes.

Kineo - Workplace Violence and Aggression in Healthcare

This course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of workplace violence and aggression in healthcare and the associated risks, what to do during an incident, and steps that can prevent and minimise violence and aggression. CPD hours: 1 hour & 35 minutes.

Healthy Bones Australia - Osteoporosis for Primary Health Care Nurses

Healthy Bones Australia online course for practice nurses, accredited by APNA. 5 modules covering osteoporosis prevalence, risk factors, fractures, treatment. Includes case studies and quiz questions. CPD hours: 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Kineo - Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers

Kineo’s hand hygiene course has been developed as infection prevention training for workers in healthcare environments. The goal of this training is to encourage hand hygiene practices that stop and control the spread of infection and prevent healthcare associated infections. CPD hours: 15 minutes.

Kineo - Health Services Induction

This course provides an understanding of some of the key requirements of workers in the health services industry and provides an overview understanding of patient safety, infection control, workplace safety, fire safety and emergency management, professional conduct in the workplace and what to do if you are being bullied or harassed, managing occupational violence and aggression, and privacy and confidentiality. CPD hours: 45 minutes.

Kineo - Healthcare Emergency Preparedness

Kineo’s Healthcare Emergency Preparedness course is a short, behaviourally-focused course, designed so that when the worst happens, healthcare workers can respond quickly and appropriately. Throughout the training, learners are provided with clear training regarding each colour code – what it’s called for, when it should be called, and how to respond. CPD hours: 20 minutes.

Kineo - Infection Prevention and Control - Standard Precautions

This course provides an understanding of: standard precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection, effective hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, cough etiquette, the importance of a clean environment how to use personal protective equipment safely, the importance of reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment, and asepsis and aseptic technique. CPD hours: 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Kineo - Infection Prevention and Control - The Basics

This course will give the learner an understanding of some of the steps they can take to start controlling the risk of infection. Such as: basic microbiology, the body’s defence mechanisms, healthcare associated infections, the chain of infection, and infection prevention and control measures used to minimise infection transmission risk. CPD hours: 30 minutes.

Kineo - Infection Prevention and Control - Transmission Based Precautions

This course will provide an understanding of transmission-based precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection, what contact precautions, what droplet precautions are, and what airborne precautions are and how to use them against infectious agents. CPD hours: 30 minutes.

Kineo - Falls Prevention in Home Care

This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of the serious repercussions of falls, and how to prevent them, in individuals receiving home care. Especially staff who can identify changes in the health or mobility of people receiving care and report it so that falls prevention strategies can be put in place. CPD hours: 45 minutes.

Kineo - Falls Prevention Programs in Home Care

This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of the serious repercussions of falls, and how to prevent them, in individuals receiving residential aged care. Especially staff who can identify changes in the health or mobility of people receiving care and report it so that falls prevention strategies can be put in place. CPD hours: 45 minutes.

Kineo - Falls Prevention in Residential Aged Care

This course has been developed to give home care workers an understanding of the need for a falls prevention program, as well as how to effectively establish and maintain a program. This training is targeted at nominated falls prevention ‘program leads’ – staff with key responsibilities for managing and implementing control programs for a wider team. CPD hours: 45 minutes.

Kineo - Falls Prevention Programs in Residential Aged Care

This course has been developed to give residential aged care workers an understanding of the need for a falls prevention program, as well as how to effectively establish and maintain a program. This training is targeted at nominated falls prevention ‘program leads’ – staff with key responsibilities for managing and implementing control programs for a wider team. CPD hours: 45 minutes.

Kineo - Food Allergens in Aged Care

Food allergies and intolerances are among the fastest-growing chronic conditions, affecting approximately 1 in 5 Australians. This course has been designed to provide learners working in residential and home-based care settings with an understanding of food allergies, and the procedures and strategies that ensure consumers are provided with food that is safe for them. CPD hours: 40 minutes.

Lateral Connections - Minimising vaccine-preventable conditions (with a focus on pertussis) in adult patients with chronic lung disease

Approximately one third of Australians are affected by chronic respiratory conditions and have a specific set of vaccination recommendations. This CPD module aims to assist healthcare professionals describe the rationale for updating vaccinations in patients with chronic lung disease, discuss the consequences of under-vaccination in patients with asthma and COPD and recommend appropriate immunisations for patients with chronic lung disease. CPD hours: 2 hours.

Kineo - Antimicrobial Stewardship in Aged Care

It’s important that all staff in your organisation understand the importance of antimicrobial stewardship, and know how to establish and sustain an antimicrobial stewardship program and the part they play, most notably Infection Control Managers, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurse and Clinical Managers. Antimicrobial stewardship programs improve the health outcomes for older people in care or receiving care. CPD hours: 50 minutes.

Kineo - Assist Clients With Medication

This course has been developed to provide care and support workers with an understanding of how to assist clients in aged care, home and community settings with their medication needs. This course is mapped to a unit of competency, that being HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication, for any organisation looking to attain this level through a registered training organisation. CPD hours: 2 hours 10 minutes.

Kineo - Basic Life Support

The Basic Life Support course is refresher training developed to provide healthcare professionals with a general understanding of how to respond in an emergency situation. The course is designed to be consistent with the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines. Basic Life Support teaches based on the DRSABCD structure, as outlined by ANZCOR. CPD hours: 55 minutes.

Kineo - Care Planning in Aged Care

Care plans help guide the care and services that aged care consumers receive. They are unique to each consumer and developed in partnership with consumers, their family or advocates, and staff. It is crucial that Aged Care organisations have standardised processes for creating and following care plans. Staff also have a role to play in helping to keep them up-to-date. CPD hours: 40 minutes.

Kineo - End Stage Dementia

This course has been developed to help aged care workers provide effective, person-centred care through the difficult end stages of dementia. It maintains a focus on helping to achieve care for the consumer’s emotional, spiritual, social and cultural requirements, and a collaborative approach towards entering palliative care. CPD hours: 20 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 1: Consumer dignity and choice

The goal of this course is to teach learners the importance of what Standard 1 means for consumers: That they are treated with dignity and respect and can maintain their identity. They can make informed choices about their care and services and live the life they choose. CPD hours: 40 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 2 Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers

The goal of this course is to teach learners what is expected of them with the introduction of Standard 2, building on what they learned in Standard 1. Consumers must be partners in the ongoing assessment and planning that helps them get the care and services they need for their health and well-being. CPD hours: 35 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 3 Personal care and clinical care

The goal of this course is to teach learners the importance of what Standard 3 means for consumers: That they get personal care, clinical care, or both, that is safe and right for them as an individual. CPD hours: 40 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 4: Services and supports for daily living

The goal of this course is to teach learners what Standard 4 means for consumers: They get the services and supports for their daily living that is important for their health and well-being, and that enables them to do the things they want to do. This support can come in a variety of ways, from helping consumers with cooking and cleaning or helping them take part in social activities. CPD hours: 35 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 5: Organisation’s service environment

The goal of this course is to teach learners what Standard 5 means for consumers: that they must feel like they belong, and they are safe and comfortable in the organisation's service environment. CPD hours: 15 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 6 Feedback and complaints

The goal of this course is to teach learners what is expected of the organisation’s service environment with the introduction of Standard 6: that consumers feel safe, and they are encouraged and supported to give feedback and make complaints. They must be engaged in processes to address their feedback and complaints, and appropriate action is taken regarding their feedback and complaints. CPD hours: 25 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 7 Human resources

The goal of this course is to teach learners what is expected of the organisation’s service environment with the introduction of Standard 7: that consumers get quality care and services when they need them from people who are knowledgeable, capable and caring. CPD hours: 25 minutes.

Kineo - Aged Care Quality Standard 8 Organisational governance

The goal of this course is to teach learners what is expected of the organisation’s service environment with the introduction of Standard 8: that consumers are confident the organisation is well run and are partners in improving the delivery of care and services. CPD hours: 20 minutes.

Cancer Council Victoria - Smoking Cessation Brief Advice Training for Primary Health Care Nurses

The Ask, Advise, Help (AAH) model is an evidence-based way of structuring a conversation about smoking that is quick and simple to deliver, and connects patients with best practice tobacco dependence treatment. This one-hour CPD online training module will equip you with the skills knowledge and confidence to provide best practice smoking cessation care to your patients. CPD hours: 1 hours.

Caring@home - Teaching carers/families to use subcutaneous medicines to help manage symptoms

These modules introduce resources to support community-based primary health care nurses to teach carers/families to help manage end-of-life symptoms for a person at home. The resources focus on teaching carers/families to safely use subcutaneous medicines thereby supporting best-practice palliative care for patients who wish to be cared for, and to die at home, if possible. CPD hours: 1 hours.

Kultchafi - Cultural Responsiveness Training for Nurses

Kultchafi Cultural Responsiveness Training for Primary Health Care Nurses is tailored to the industry. Delivered in a self-paced online model, it is award-winning and multi-accredited, and includes a self-audit and action planning. CPD hours: 8 hours.

Pfizer - Adolescent Vaccination in General Practice

A series of interactive online sessions discussing the latest vaccine recommendations, the identification of recommended vaccines for different patient groups, and the key role of general practice in improving vaccine uptake among the population. CPD hours: 1 hour.

Cancer Council Victoria - Talking to patients about health & weight

A 1-hour online course for health professionals on how to effectively engage in conversations about health and weight with patients, as part of routine care. This education is a CPD Activity under the APNA CPD Program. Registration fee: $45. CPD hours: 1 hours.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute - PEDS Foundation (Course 1) and PEDS Advanced Practice (Course 2)

PEDS is an evidence-based tool for detecting and addressing developmental and behavioural problems in children from birth to seven years and 11 months. Key to successful application of PEDS is parent engagement. PEDS includes a parent completed questionnaire and a practitioner completed scoring and interpretation form. Two PEDS eLearning courses are available for practitioners, both experienced and new to PEDS. CPD hours: 3 hours.

ESSA - Exercise Is Medicine: Enhancing Patient Outcomes Through Lifestyle Interventions

Educates primary healthcare providers on the role of physical activity in the prevention and management of chronic disease, and advocates for multidisciplinary care. CPD hours: 2 CPD hours.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Laying the Foundations eLearning

This course provides an overview of early childhood learning and development 0-8 years, with a focus on the dynamic interaction between child health, learning, development and wellbeing. CPD hours: 5 hours.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Laying the Foundations eLearning – Victorian version

This course is the same as Laying the Foundations eLearning, but also aligns with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF). Both versions of Laying the Foundations provide multiple interactive learning opportunities with current information and resources about young children and their families. CPD hours: 5 hours.

ASHM - Sexually Transmissible Infections and Blood Borne Viruses: Nursing Module

Nurses and midwives have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizzes and online learning module, this two-part workshop will provide nurses and midwives with the introductory skills to incorporate STI and BBV screening within their workplace. CPD hours: 3 hours.

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